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  • Dimitra (Demeter) was the goddess of grain, and that included corn.
  • I guess...Demeter...
  • Demeter is the Greek Goddess of Fertility and Crops (including corn).
  • Since Dimitra was the goddess of grain, we are assuming that since corn is a grain, she was the goddess of corn. However, corn as we know it is indigenous to the americas and was not introduced to europe until the 15th or 16th centuries, the Greeks who created their god had no idea that corn existed. Had the known of corn and had noted many differenciations of it from the other grains they were aware of, they quite possibly might have not included it with grains and invented a different goddess to govern it. I think we have to assign Dimitra as the goddess of the grains that the greeks knew of and say that there was no goddess of corn.
  • Maizie? :)
  • Mazola?
  • Cornucopia? ;)))
  • The goddess of crops/agriculture, unlike the incorrect answers above, was Demeter or also named Ceres(not Dimitra). That is where we get the name cereal as a kind of grain. From the other answers, true, you do have to consider that issue that the Greeks did not know corn, but you might be able to classify that still under Demeter since she was the goddess of agriculture.
  • Since corn was unknown at the time of Greek religion, you would have to go with either Demeter or Ceres, both goddesses of grain in general.
  • Cornetto.
  • Demeter
  • billy bob? farmer john? corny?
  • I take "corn" in the sense of cereal. 1) Demeter [Roman: Ceres] Ceres: "Corn Goddess. Eternal Mother. the Sorrowing Mother. Grain Mother. Goddess of agriculture, grain, crops, initiation, civilization, lawgiver and the love a mother bears for her child. Protectress of women, motherhood, marriage. Daughter of Saturn and Ops. She and her daughter Proserpine were the counterparts of the Greek goddesses Demeter and Persephone. Her worship involved fertility rites and rites for the dead, and her chief festival was the Cerealia." Source and further information: http://www.unrv.com/culture/major-roman-god-list.php 2) Some corn related minor Roman Gods: "Robigo Goddess of corn. Robigus God who protected corn from diseases. His festival, the Robigalia, took place on April 25." And also "Conditor: God of the harvest. Consus: God of grain storage. Festivals Consualia August 21 and December 15. Convector: God of bringing in of the crops from the fields." "Lactans: God of agriculture." ...and many more Gods an Goddesses for agriculture, fields and fertlility. Source and further information: http://www.unrv.com/culture/minor-roman-god-list.php "Demeter (pronounced /dɨˈmiːtÉš/; Greek: Δημήτηρ, possibly "distribution-mother" from the noun of the Indo-European mother-earth *dheghom *mater, also called simply ΔηÏŽ), in Greek mythology, is the Goddess of grain and fertility, the pure. Nourisher of the youth and the green earth, the health-giving cycle of life and death, and preserver of marriage and the sacred law. She is invoked as the "bringer of seasons" in the Homeric hymn, a subtle sign that she was worshipped long before she was made one of the Olympians. The Homeric Hymn to Demeter has been dated to about the seventh century BC. She and her daughter Persephone were the central figures of the Eleusinian Mysteries that also predated the Olympian pantheon. Her Roman equivalent is Ceres. Demeter is easily confused with Gaia or Rhea, and with Cybele. The goddess's epithets reveal the span of her functions in Greek life. Demeter and Kore ("the maiden") are usually invoked as to theo ('"The Two Goddesses"), and they appear in that form in Linear B graffiti at Mycenaean Pylos in pre-classical times. A connection with the goddess-cults of Minoan Crete is quite possible. According to the Athenian rhetorician Isocrates, the greatest gifts which Demeter gave were cereal (also known as corn in modern Britain), which made man different from wild animals; and the Mysteries which give man higher hopes in this life and the afterlife." Source and further information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demeter
  • Well there is none, but since it is farming, Demeter.
  • Demeter. She also has do deal with losing her only daughter to Hades for half the year. Poor woman.

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